University of West London

University of West London

Human Sciences

The courses differ slightly in that research at the MPhil level represents an extension of existing knowledge, while at the PhD level you will be expected to make an original contribution to knowledge; most students enrol first for the MPhil and transfer to the PhD when their work has sufficiently developed; however, it is possible to enrol directly onto the PhD course if students are appropriately qualified; some students without previous research experience may enrol on the MPhil and complete a diploma in applied research methodologies during their first year of study.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (1st class or 2:1) in the student's chosen subject area; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or above, TOEFL paper-based test 600 or above, TOEFL computer-based test at 250 or above, or TOEFL internet-based test 100 or above.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ealing Campus Ealing W5 5RF South East

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